Login

Or
Register Now


Already have an account?
Username:

Password:

Remember me

Lost Your Password?
Main Menu
Collector's Guide Table of Contents
Recent Visitors

Beren
1 hour 5 minutes ago

Trotter
1 hour 46 minutes ago

laurel
3 hours 34 minutes ago

Morgan
4 hours 11 minutes ago

Stu
4 hours 14 minutes ago

Findegil
10 hours 6 minutes ago

remy
10 hours 32 minutes ago

Karl
11 hours 43 minutes ago

Wheelbarrows at Dawn book and release party cancelled

| Filed under: Collecting NewsUrulöké | November 8, 2010 @ 10:55 am (Views: 4695)

Andy Compton sends this unfortunate note along:

Hi,

I am sorry to have to advise that despite the tremendous work and dedication to this project by Angela Gardner, Neil Holford, the Publishers, designers, artists, and financial backing by ADC Publications Ltd I have no choice but to cancel the publication of the book for legal reasons.

Despite many revisions and changes made at the insistence of The Tolkien Estate it appears that The Tolkien Estate will seek to take court action to prevent the release of this book regardless. Everyone involved in the publication has worked hard to meet the requests of The Tolkien Estate time and time again, however it would be misleading to release a Biography on Hilary Tolkien without proper reference to his close relationship with his brother.

The launch event on Saturday 4th December has therefore been cancelled and a full refund will be made shortly to anyone has placed advanced orders.

Best wishes

Andrew Compton

1 Comment

  1. Comment by Ardamir:

    Gutted!

Leave a comment

Sorry, you must be logged in to post a comment.


Tolkien Collecting News Archive